GloRilla show stampede: Third person dies after US rap concert smash after NYC gig | The Art News

A third person died after being injured in a stampede over the weekend as fans flocked away from a rap gig in upstate New York.

The crush happened after Memphis rappers GloRilla and Finesse2tymes performed at the Rochester Avenue Armory.

Police said the surge, which occurred just after 11 p.m. on Sunday, may have been triggered by unfounded fears of gunshots.

On Monday, authorities confirmed that two women — Rhondesia Belton, 33, of Buffalo and Brandy Miller, 35, of Rochester — were killed when people headed for the exit.

Now, a third woman, Aisha Stephens, 35, of Syracuse, has also died and has been hospitalized following the incident.

Six others were injured.

After confirming the first two deaths, rapper GloRilla – real name Gloria Hallelujah Woods – tweeted: “I’m shocked and heartbroken by the tragic death that happened after Sunday’s show. My fans mean the world to me, A speedy recovery for their families and everyone affected.”

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Patrick Beath, the city’s deputy corporate counsel, said the venue’s entertainment license has been revoked while criminal and regulatory investigations are ongoing.

He said that in addition to the police investigation, fire and health and safety enforcement were inspecting the building and reviewing photos and video of the concert for any violations.

The venue’s main arena can hold about 5,000 people, city officials said.

Sky News has contacted the venue for comment.

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